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Arts events: Aug. 2 to Aug. 12, 2017

Arts events: Aug. 2 to Aug. 12, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Aug. 2-Aug. 5: Finale week of music at Yellow Barn […]

Community events: Aug. 2 through Aug. 12, 2017

Community events: Aug. 2 through Aug. 12, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Aug. 2: Cavendish Fund hosts ice cream party It has […]

2017 Black River grad wins Lovell Health Career Award

2017 Black River grad wins Lovell Health Career Award

Bailey Matteson, who graduated this year from Black River High School in Ludlow, is the seventh recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health care. It is funded by the proceeds of the Apple Blossom Cotillion, a project […]

College News

College News

Sebastian Allen a native of Londonderry, graduated from Ithaca College’s School of Communications with a degree in Cinema & Photography. The degree was awarded in May 2017. Kelsey Rebhan, a native of Ludlow,  graduated magna cum laude from Ithaca College’s School of Communications with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communications. The degree was awarded in […]

Chester Chatter: Lessons from one-room school houses

Chester Chatter: Lessons from one-room school houses

By Ruthie Douglas © 2017-Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester at one time operated more than 20 one-room school houses. Once those schools served an important part in our outlying areas in hamlets such as Gassetts, Popple Dungeon and Smokeshire. They offered education and a meeting place for social gatherings. The teachers of these schools opened the […]

Great off the grill: Asian pear with mascarpone

Great off the grill: Asian pear with mascarpone

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com If you have never tried an Asian pear, you are in for a treat. Although more expensive than either apples or pears, this delicious fruit is a combination of both flavors. Here is a recipe that involves the same taste but with a Yankee touch. Beautifully accented with cinnamon flavor and […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of July 31, 2017. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. Golden Hill Road […]

To the editor: Chester needs to wake up to drug problem

To the editor: Chester needs to wake up to drug problem

Whether or not you choose to admit it, there is a drug problem in Vermont. As concerned citizens, my wife and I recently attended a meeting at Green Mountain Union High School, where we expected to see others concerned with the safety and health of their children. On the agenda was the viewing of a […]

Weathersfield man killed in motorcycle crash

Weathersfield man killed in motorcycle crash

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC A 54-year-old Weathersfield man was killed early Thursday morning when the motorcycle he was driving crashed on Stoughton Pond Road, off of Route 106 in Weathersfield. According to Vermont State Police press releases, at about 2:30 a.m., a trooper responded to a report of a motorcycle in the road with […]

Burglar hits Westminster garage

Burglar hits Westminster garage

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Thieves broke into a Westminster garage overnight according to a Vermont State Police press release this afternoon. This morning at about 6:30 a.m. troopers responded to the report of a burglary at J&W Auto Repair on Rt. 5. Police determined that between 5 p.m. on July 26 and 6:30 a.m. […]

VSP looks for thief of skidder chains in Jamaica

VSP looks for thief of skidder chains in Jamaica

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A set of large tire chains for a log skidder were stolen in the Jamaica last week according to a Vermont State Police press release today. Yesterday afternoon, police were notified of theft of skidder tire chains from a site on Craven Road in Jamaica. The caller told police that […]

Battle of Bands set to cover medical expenses for Chester woman

Battle of Bands set to cover medical expenses for Chester woman

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC After a near-death bout with infections, a Chester woman has a long road to recovery ahead and, this Saturday, members of the community will be holding a benefit Battle of the Bands at MacLaomainn’s Pub to help cover her large and growing medical bills. Just a few […]

Chester board OKs old waste district fund disbursement

Chester board OKs old waste district fund disbursement

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC With board chair Arne Jonynas under the weather and members Dan Cote and Heather Chase traveling, the July 19 Chester Select Board could have been canceled for lack of a quorum. But using a speaker phone  — which is allowed by the state law that permits members […]

Hospital campaign raises funds for Childbirth Center

Hospital campaign raises funds for Childbirth Center

Springfield Hospital is in the midst of its 2017 annual giving campaign to raise funds to enhance the Childbirth Center at Springfield Hospital. Childbirth services are an essential part of being a community hospital and Springfield Hospital is reinvesting in its childbirth facility. Any size gift is appreciated and those over $500 will be recognized […]

Funds sought to aid ill Londonderry infant

Funds sought to aid ill Londonderry infant

Five-month-old Noah Smith of Londonderry has been diagnosed with a rare disorder and is currently receiving treatment at Boston’s Children Hospital. Donations in support of the family are welcome and a special fund has been established at the Londonderry branch of People’s Bank – though donations will be accepted at any People’s branch location. Should […]

People on the move

People on the move

Realtor McEnaney expands volunteerism at Pan-Mass Challenge On the weekend of Aug. 4 through 6, Betty McEnaney of Chester, a Realtor with the Bean Group, will once again volunteer for the Pan-Mass Challenge, hoisting the luggage of cyclists from one stop to another as part of its Luggage Crew. More than 6,200 cyclists from more […]

Bellows Falls student wins Neal nursing award

Bellows Falls student wins Neal nursing award

The 12th annual Eileen Austin Neal RN Nursing Scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to Hannah Kelly of Bellows Falls to attend Endicott College in Massachusetts. Kelly, who attended Bellows Falls Union High School, believes that “becoming a nurse will allow me to help and comfort families as they go through a hard time in their […]

Weston Playhouse directing trio to step down next year

Weston Playhouse directing trio to step down next year

By Shawn Cunningham and Cynthia Prairie © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Thirty years after taking the reins as artistic directors at the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Malcolm Ewen, Tim Fort and Steve Stettler announced today that they will be stepping down after the 2018 season. The announcement came in a press release this morning. In […]

Arts events: July 26 through Aug. 3, 2017

Arts events: July 26 through Aug. 3, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. July 26: Alison Turner returns to Proctorsville Alison Turner takes […]

Community events: July 25 through Aug. 3, 2017

Community events: July 25 through Aug. 3, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. July 25: Sanctuary offers children’s summer program VINE Sanctuary hosts […]

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